Health Care Services in Burien

Updated May 26, 2020

We are providing the most up-to-date information on COVID-19 specific health care services offered by major hospitals and medical centers in our community, as well as health insurance information as we find it.

If you are in King County and believe you were exposed to a confirmed case of COVID-19, contact the King County novel coronavirus call center: (206) 477-3977. The call center is open daily from 8 a.m.–7 p.m. and has a language line.

For general concerns and questions about COVID-19, please call the Washington State Novel Coronavirus Call Center at (800) 525-0127.

This page will be updated as new federal and state resources are made available. Contact your provider for information specific to your situation. Please see our disclaimer below.

Are you uninsured?

If you need care, please seek medical care. For your own safety and the safety of those around you, it is important that you access health care if you are experiencing symptoms. Here is some important information to remember:

  • If you are uninsured, testing is free and covered by the National Disaster Medical System.
  • There are strict laws in place that protect the confidentiality of your visit. Immigration law enforcement is prohibited from conducting arrests in health care facilities, such as hospitals, health clinics, and urgent care facilities except in very limited circumstances.
  • You do not need health insurance to visit the doctor. Community health centers offer free and reduced cost health care regardless of immigration status.
  • To learn more about your rights when accessing health care, read this fact sheet.

Health Care Providers

  • CHI FranciscanCHI Franciscan is offering free 24/7 virtual health consultations with a certified health care provider to all individuals who may be experiencing upper respiratory symptoms suggestive of a COVID-19 infection.
  • Kaiser PermanenteKaiser Permanente delivering the majority of their care virtually, via options including e-visit, Consulting Nurse Service, Care Chat online messaging, and video and phone visits. CareClinic by Kaiser Permanente at Bartell Drugs locations will also temporarily close. Kaiser Permanente members who have questions about their care can contact Member Services at (888) 901-4636, or call or email their doctor.
  • Asian Counseling & Referral Resources: Asian Counseling and Referral Services is serving current clients and accepting new clients through Telehealth. Call 206-695-7600 or visit the Asian Counseling and Referral Services website.
  • Southwest Youth & Family Services: Southwest Youth and Family Services is serving current clients and accepting new clients through Telehealth. Call 206-937-7680 or visit the Southwest Youth and Family Services website.
  • Consejo Counseling & Referral Services: Consejo Counseling and Referral Services is serving current clients and accepting new clients through Telehealth. They specialize in services to the Latin-x community. Call 206-461-4880 or visit the Consejo Counseling & Referral Services website.
  • Navos: Serving current clients and accepting new clients through Telehealth. Call 206-248-8226 or visit the NAVOS website.

Health Care Payment Resources

The State of Washington will pay for COVID-19 testing for those without insurance and copays and deductibles will be waived for COVID-19 testing. 

Washington Health Plan Finder

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Washington Health Plan Finder is opening enrollment to qualified individuals until April 8, 2020. Apple Heath enrollment is year-round.

Community Health Access Program (CHAP) 

Community Health Access Program (CHAP) is a telephone assistance program serving King County residents by connecting them to health insurance, health care services, and other resources. CHAP services are free and confidential. They can also connect you to free or low-cost medical providers and also assist with enrolling you in public or low-cost health insurance.

Contact by phone (800) 756-5437, CHAP@kingcounty.gov, or kingcounty.gov/CHAP.

COVID-19 Testing

Seattle and King County recommends that anyone who has COVID-19 symptoms or close contact with someone who has COVID-19 be tested right away. Testing as soon as possible after symptoms appear is important to prevent COVID-19 from spreading to family, friends, and the community.

  • Call your doctor to get a test.
  • If you don't have a doctor, we can help you find a place to get tested. Call (206) 477-3977 between 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Ask for an interpreter by saying the language needed when someone answers the call.

Do you have questions about how the testing process works? Public Health - Seattle & King County has an easy-to-understand infographic that explains the process.

Disclaimer

All content provided on this page is for informational purposes only. The City of Burien makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this page or found by following any link on this page, with the exception of links to information hosted at burienwa.gov and other official government websites. Any action you take upon the information on this website is strictly at your own risk, and the City of Burien will not be liable for any losses and damages in connection with the use of this web page.